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A Complex Wave in One Dimension
This Demonstration shows complex waves of varying shape, amplitude, frequency, phase velocity, and group velocity, moving in one dimension.
Contributed by:
Cedric Voisin
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This Demonstration shows the complex wave
that is the sum of five waves
,
:
.
The real and imaginary parts of
are plotted against
:
.
The phase velocity is given for waves 1 (
) and 5 (
).
The group velocity is approximated by
and is only valid with "beat" or "wave packet" selected.
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Cedric Voisin
"
A Complex Wave in One Dimension
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/AComplexWaveInOneDimension/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: July 2, 2012
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